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PBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:30pm PST
some disappointment that the obama administration did not embrace it fully. i think what the business community would like to hear from president obama is they're going for it on the basis of something like simpson bowls, or simpson bowls on testosterone. they want to hear the word "simpson bowls" because that provides a better blueprint than anything out there right now. >> sie: are you finding that all of this uncertainty about the fiscal cliff is affecting your business. >> our business is electricity demand growth, so right now it hasn't yet. but i think the longer they go, and i mean longer in terms of weeks and days, without showing signs of having a constructive solution, i think it will impact our business virtually more with every day in a very visible way. it is unusual for me to say that because our business tends to be a very long, long-term business, but this is an immediate crisis. >> susie: why an immediate crisisor your business? are you holding back on making plans for next year? is that it? >> because our business is derivative of other parts of the economy. a chemic
WETA
Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
election. do you think he will come through on those promises? >> the obama administration did a lot during the first term to support renewables, and i would like to see them do a lot in the second term. that doesn't volve a lot of government money, but solar power has made huge strides in becoming cost-effective. i expect we'll make a lot more solar investment with the support of the federal government and the support of the state and local governments as well. >> susie: as you know, many of the tax credits and government support will be expiring very, very soon. and given the battles over the budget and the fiscal cliff, unlikely that they're going to renew these -- >> it is absolutely unlikely. we expect no more money from the federal government for solar power, but the cost of solar has dropped so much, and something that people haven't talked about, what is going to be the costs in terms of your utility bill to rebuild the power system. solar is now competitive with the retail price of electricity without government subsidy. >> susie: i would like to get your thoughts on this re
PBS
Nov 16, 2012 7:00pm PST
heavy criticism from republican governors who worry the exchanges carry daunting administrative costs and federal law regulates them too tightly denying states the flexibility to set up exchanges their way. many of them hoped they'd never have to make the call, but now that president obama has been re-elected the future of health care reform is more certain leaving some states scrambling. states who plan on building exchanges must opt in or out of the exchanges by december 14, along with blueprints for the project. states who plan to partner with the federal government have until february to give their notice. sylvia hall, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: next week on "n.b.r.," we'll have more on health care and look at which stocks will be the winners and losers as companies gear up for president obama's health care insurance mandate. how much do retailers benefit by opening early for those black friday sales? we'll find out if longer hours add up to bigger profits. and we look at ways investors are putting their money to work to better their communities. >> tom: with 45 days before t
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